Lot 154 of 221:
2 volumes from The Nonesuch Dickens  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Barnaby Rudge and Sketches by Boz

Author:
Dickens, Charles

Place:
Bloomsbury

Publisher:
The Nonesuch Press

Date:
1937-38

Description:

Two volumes from the The Nonesuch Dickens.  Includes:

  • Barnaby Rudge. Tall 8vo, original red cloth, leather label, t.e.g., uncut. Fine. One of 877 copies. Illustrated with wood engravings designed by Phiz and Cattermole for the first publication of the story as part of 'Master Humphrey's Clock' in 1840 and 1841. Dreyfus, A History of the Nonesuch Press #108, p. 239.
  • Sketches by Boz and Early Minor Works. all 8vo, original light brown buckram (minor soiling), t.e.g., uncut. One of 877 copies. "The etchings by Cruikshank with which 'Sketches by Boz' are illustrated in this edition are, with one exception, those that he made for the issue in Monthly Parts of 1836-1837."-Dreyfus, A History of the Nonesuch Press #108, p. 241.

Donated by Howard S. Mott, Inc, Sheffield, MA.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Fine and near fine.


 
Item number:
254979
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